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Health Services

Do you see yourself managing a medical practice for a group of physicians? How about coordinating medical services for a specific clinical area or department?

Health services managers, also called health care executives or health care administrators, plan and direct medical and health services for a variety of different areas. The health services program from the College of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of Allied Health Professions helps prepare students for a variety of pathways.

Augusta University is Georgia’s Health Sciences Center of Excellence, and we offer an experience like no other. Join us to become tomorrow’s health care professional today.

Health Services is for you if you consider yourself

Analytical and Strategic
Creative and Expressive
Helpful and Nurturing



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What You'll Study


In the Health Services program, you will learn about health care economics, health care management, issues and challenges to public health, and innovation and technology in health care.

Course List | Track Sheet | Prerequisites & Deadlines

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

The Health Services program offers community engagement opportunities through its Health Services Society and Summer Camp Project.

The required capstone project synthesizes information and experience into a resume-enhancing addition to your portfolio.

Research, internships and other forms of experiential learning offer opportunities to deepen your knowledge, explore career options and make meaningful connections with the people who can support your career journey.


Research & Innovation

Whether you're an undergrad or graduate student, you'll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world's most complex and pressing challenges.


Academic Health Center

Academic health centers teach tomorrow's health care professionals, and the only way to do this is to stay on top of the latest treatments and tools for a culture of continuous learning.

Your Future

Career Options

Graduates from the Health Services program can pursue a diverse offering of careers in a variety of different health care settings. They can work in hospitals or clinics, with home health agencies or pharmaceutical companies, at wellness facilities or with public health agencies.

The U.S. Department of Labor projects that job opportunities for medical and health services management will increase by 23% in Georgia and 29% nationwide, with a starting salary around $45,000 and median pay for health managers and health services administrators being $96,540.


Student Stories

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Learning Like No Other

Why Augusta?

As Georgia’s only academic health center and the state’s only Health Sciences Center of Excellence, students are exposed to the full spectrum of health care.

The interdisciplinary nature of the program provides a variety of perspectives that can positively inform an individual’s understanding of the workplace.

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Augusta University celebrates its outstanding faculty

"I feel very blessed to be recognized for these efforts, especially when there are so many at this University who are doing such great things."

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Augusta University celebrates Spring 2024 graduates

More than 1,250 graduates were celebrated during Augusta University's 2024 commencement ceremonies.

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$40,000 Beard Award presented to newly graduated physician assistant

“Kendrick’s actions and interactions with patients reflect a genuine concern for their physical, social and emotional well-being,” said Tiana Brown.

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Student speakers look to inspire fellow graduates during commencement

“I think you’re going to look around the auditorium and you’re going to see hope blooming on every single face, because in that way, we’re alike. What a testament it will be to AU if this graduating class takes this community with them into future endeavors," said Stephanie Jones.

Learning Like No Other

The College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University trains and educates today’s health care professionals: the therapists, technicians, administrators, managers and assistants who are the backbone of our country’s health care workforce.